Alex Main

Mexico’s AMLO Gets Massive Mandate to Stand Up to the US

July 2, 2018

As the center-left candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador wins the presidency by an overwhelming margin, Laura Carlsen and Alex Main talk about the election results, what this means for Mexico, and how it will affect U.S.-Mexico relations.

Venezuela Elections: Why Does the Corporate Media Keep Crying Fraud?

October 22, 2017

The international media was quick to report on potential fraud in Venezuela’s regional elections, in which the ruling socialist party won a majority of governorships. But there isn’t any evidence of massive fraud, says Alex Main from the Center for Economic and Policy Research

France

June 13, 2017
Even though French president Francois Macron will probably have an overwhelming majority in the new National Assembly, the low turnout and on-going resistance to neoliberalism will complicate his program, says CEPR’s Alex Main

French Elections: Macron Headed to the Presidential Polls on May 7th is Expected to Knock Out Le Pen

April 25, 2017

French media and the economic establishment made Macron the winner in the Sunday presidential ran-off say Alex Main of the Centre for Economic Policy and Research

Obama’s Visit to Cuba: Dangers and Benefits to The Cuban Revolution

March 21, 2016

Alex Main and James Early, delve into the risk benefit analysis of opening up to the United States

Honduras

November 24, 2013
Honduran presidential candidate and wife of ousted-leftist president Xiomara Castro cries fraud in election, as nations seen as US proxies congratulate ruling party candidate.